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Next Generation Internet: A guide to understanding the emerging technologies and services of the new Internet
by Joel Mambretti, Northwestern University and Andrew Schmidt

The groundwork for the next generation Internet is rapidly being laid, and now it's only a matter of time before a truly universal, fully interactive, multimedia network is realized.

This book helps you to understand and prepare for the internetworking revolution. The authors explain why we need a next generation Internet and discuss the crucial design issues we face, from the application, technical, and network services perspectives. They also explore in detail the enabling technologies behind the next generation Internet.

For additional details about this book, please go to www.wiley.com/compbooks/catalog/32762-X.htm.

About the Authors
Joel Mambretti is Director of the International Center for Advanced Internet Research at Northwestern University, and the Metropolitan Research and Education Network (MREN), which interlinks major Midwest universities and national labs. MREN, a prototype advanced network for next gerneration Internet initiatives, has been in operation since 1994.

Andrew Schmidt is Chief Architect of next generation Internet services for Ameritech, manager of services for the lartgest Internet exchange in the world, and a Research Associate at iCAIR.

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